[ovs-discuss] Query regarding OVS configuration in OpenSuse Dom0 (Xen Hypervisor)

Jesse Gross jesse at nicira.com
Wed Feb 8 17:33:08 UTC 2012

On Wed, Feb 8, 2012 at 6:47 AM, Mohit Dhingra <mohitdhingras at gmail.com> wrote:
> I think, Xen renames eth0 to peth0, and creates a bridge called eth0.
> Now, if I create one more bridge br0, using ovs-sctl, does it make sense?
> Should I change the Xen configuration such that Xen doesn't create a bridge,
> rather it should be created by ovs? Please suggest.

The physical interface and the VM's interface need to be in the same
bridge.  If you are trying to interoperate with existing scripts it
may make sense to use the same name, otherwise it doesn't matter to

> One more question..Does OVS also monitors incoming traffic onto the VMs?

What do you mean by that?

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